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Happy Hanukkah! Celebrating the Festival of Light (but certainly not lite!)

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-12-12 12:05

On Hanukkah, we celebrate the miracle of how a small amount of oil, enough to light the temple for only one day burned brightly for eight days and nights. To commemorate this, we eat plenty of fried foods and sweets. Between the...

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Say goodbye to lunch room guilt

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-09-5 9:53

Preparing a lunch at home to take to work can be one of the simplest things to do – but somehow some of us just never seem to get around it. Opting not to bring a lunch can lead to eating out at not-so-nutritious restaurants,...

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Dairy: Milking it for what it’s worth!

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-05-29 9:22

Few mornings go by that I don’t wake up and have a bowl of cereal with milk (the exception being when I visit Montreal - I can’t resist those bagels!). Dairy products are a big part of my diet; I eat a lot of...

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Dining out the healthy way

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-05-7 9:21

I was very excited to write this blog post because I absolutely love going out for dinner and enjoying a nice meal out of the house, with no cleanup...

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The untold story of Passover

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-04-5 10:13

For those of us who celebrate Passover, it’s that time of year again to say goodbye to bread, pasta, and delicious baked goods, and hello to matzo. Passover celebrates the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in ancient...

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Bring on the romance, hold the sweets!

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-02-13 11:37

February is Heart Month, literally; a time to focus not only on our heart’s desire but also on keeping our actual...

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Check in on New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-02-10 11:51

Congratulations! You have made it about halfway through the winter, and the days are finally starting to get longer again. It’s been about a month since New Year’s resolutions were set, and I thought this would be a good...

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An RD? What’s that?

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-01-16 11:52

Adapted from the French blog  ‘5 bonnes raisons de vous fier aux diététistes-nutritionnistes’ by Genevieve Nadeau Dt.P. Nutritionniste

At the start of the new year, many people make...

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Setting SMART New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-01-4 15:16

Happy New Year!  After a joyful holiday season, it’s time to make good on that dreaded “get healthy / lose weight” New Year’s resolution.  If you have trouble sticking to your goal, don’t worry: you are not...

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Have a happy and healthy Hanukkah!

Posted by jweinfeld on 2011-12-14 12:12

Healthy eating around Hanukkah can be a bit of a challenge.  Many of the traditional holiday foods are fried, such as latkes and soufganiot (or jelly donuts). But we certainly don’t have to celebrate the incredible account of the Menorah...

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